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  • J P Brady
  • 1991
OBJECTIVE The author critically examines the limited world literature on pharmacologic treatments of stuttering. METHOD The literature on stuttering and drugs was identified by means of two computer-assisted searches. FINDINGS A great variety of pharmacologic agents have been used to treat stuttering, reflecting the many theories about the origin and(More)
Feasibility and safety of skin-to-skin contact through the Kangaroo method of care in a modern American tertiary intensive care was studied, as well as effects of this innovative care on mother's emotional reactions. Eight mother infant dyads participated in skin-to-skin contact a minimum of 4 hours each day for six days per week during a period of three(More)
  • J P Brady
  • 1998
The author critically reviews the world literature on drug-induced stuttering. The literature on stuttering as a side effect of pharmacologic agents was identified by means of a computer-assisted search. A diversity of drugs has been reported to induce stuttering in susceptible persons, including some agents that improve the speech of some known stutterers.(More)
Comparison of mild-to-moderate essential hypertension patients treated for 6 weeks by antihypertensive medication versus metronome-conditioned relaxation versus biofeedback versus a mild exercise control procedure showed that those on medication achieved the greatest decrease in blood pressure. The relaxation and biofeedback groups decreased more than the(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the safety and feasibility of kangaroo care in a tertiary-level nursery as defined by apnea, bradycardia, and oxygen desaturation. DESIGN Prospective, long-term, repeated measures with a convenience sample. SETTING A 20-bed, tertiary-level nursery with approximately 400 admissions a year. PARTICIPANTS Eight mother-infant pairs.(More)